THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND Youth Grant Program Application Deadline
Wildlife, shooting, civic and fraternal organizations are urged to submit an application for the Encouraging Tomorrows Hunters program, a State Game and Fish Department grant program developed... Posted on 3/20/13 at 7:11 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II memorable mondays: in d.c., the spark of youth
[On Meaningful Mondays, I share my faith columns, published Saturdays in The Forum and reprinted here with permission.]
D.C. trip stirs faith, pride in youth
By Roxane B. Salonen, The Fo... Posted on 2/4/13 at 1:01 AM
BEST FRIENDS ND Independence
Childhood and adolescence entail a steady movement toward independence.
While independence is about autonomy and embracing individuality, its also about responsibility and leadership. During adolescen... Posted on 1/23/13 at 11:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY You've had it there all along...
Well, my old friend Fifi of LoveFifi.com is at it again. She sent me an email promising me the Fountain of Youth for $12.79. I must say, I was a little hesitant to open the email - I had a visual of w... Posted on 1/14/13 at 9:33 PM
Several North Dakota small farmers will teach their trade to those without a farm of their own. An education-focused agricultural nonprofit organization called Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resource Management is taking applications for its new farm internship program.
Independence Through Music matches young musicians on the Pine Ridge reservation with well-established Native American musicians to learn the ropes of the music business — from properly holding a microphone to planning a tour and creating a marketing plan. Before Independence Through Music started, no school on the reservation offered music. Now three do.
Jake Watters is a typical teenager who loves listening to music, playing video games and annoying his parents. But he also faces a health challenge that used to only be seen in much older people. Fatty liver disease, a condition historically diagnosed in adults with diabetes or alcoholism, is increasingly diagnosed in obese children and teens. Doctors believe that the rise in fatty liver disease to about 17 percent of children mirrors the increase in childhood obesity, which affects nearly the same percentage.
A Wisconsin factory worker worried about layoffs became a dairy farmer. An employee at a Minnesota nonprofit found an escape from her cubicle by buying a vegetable farm. A nuclear engineer tired of office bureaucracy decided to get into cattle ranching in Texas.
When politicians air ads painting their opponents as monsters, that’s bullying. When radio commentators cast slurs on anyone who disagrees with them, that’s bullying. When the financial industry demands bailouts with the threat that “we’re to big to fail,” that’s bullying.
America's Promise honors communities that 'make youth a priority' The alliance's president said in a statement that Grand Forks’ example could inspire other communities “to tackle the challenges facing their city and children, and to implement initiatives that give them the essential resources they need to succeed in life.”
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